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selves not only immune from attack from the mainland but had the power of initiative against the continent. The strategical development of Japan in this respect has not been unlike the progress of Great Britain. Hence, we find the policy of Japan to be the complete dominance of all these Asiatic Islands, not only as a means for her own military protection but also for furthering her interests on the continents of Asia.
    Again, we find the strategical similarity of Japan with the British Isles, in that England finds the European continental air power to be the greatest menace to her existence. Japan, therefore will develop her air power to the utmost. Insofar as the application of her air power is concerned, Japan has the line Peracoa-Eamchatin exclusive, available, or the distance of about 4000 miles. This completely dominates that part of Asia opposite to this base. Practically everywhere on the continent of Asia proper we find a population more or less hostile to the Japanese. So, as far as the two sides of the triangle are concerned we find in the east a homogeneous strategical entity complete in itself and


Transcription Notes:
"Peracoa-Eamchatin" is transcribed to the best of ability and I was unable to find this word anywhere for reference.

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